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Click here to live stream the Tinicum Township regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Zoom. The next meeting will be held on Dec. 6 at 7:30 pm. For more information on Zoom, go to www.zoom.us.

Tinicum Township is hosting the Palisades Madrigal Singers at the Tinicum Community Park in Ottsville (behind Cooper Mechanical on Route 611). The entire community is invited. Bring a lawn chair and a candle (LED please) and enjoy music in the meadow.

  • Route 32 (River Road) between Smithtown Road and Dark Hollow Road will be closed 24/7 starting Tuesday, October 26, through mid-November.  During the closure, motorists are directed to use Dark Hollow Road, Route 413 (Durham Road), Stump Road, Wismer Road, and Point Pleasant Pike.
  • Farm School Road (Bucks County Bridge 183) over Tohickon Creek will be closed for approximately 7 months to allow for reconstruction of the bridge. The County has advised that every effort will be made to complete the project sooner.
  • Beaver Run Road Bridge (Bucks County Bridge 365) over Beaver Creek Rehabilitation. Due to the poor condition of the substructure, Bucks County has proposed rehabilitating the single span concrete encased steel I-beam bridge.  Public comments may be sent to DEP Waterways and Wetland Program, DEP Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA  19401 before September 24th.  For more info about this review process, please visit www.dep.pa.gov
  • Golden Pheasant Bridge Bridge: Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors represented the Township at a National Historic Preservation (Section 106) Hearing on Thursday, October 20th to learn about the options that PennDOT is considering for the Golden Pheasant Bridge on Route 32 (River Road) in Erwinna.  For more info on the process click here. PennDOT stated it will schedule public meetings in the near future. Meeting dates and more info will be posted as it becomes available.
  • Headquarters Road Bridge: Starting Oct. 4, a Headquarters Bridge update will be provided at each Board of Supervisors meeting. Click here to view the current minutes.
  • Headquarters Rd Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Rd is CLOSED.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • Report potholes on PennDOT roads by calling 1-800-FIXROAD or online at PennDOT's customer care center. Unsure if a road is PennDOT or Township owned? - check our list.
  • Traffic conditions on major PA highways: Log on to www.511pa.com or call 511.


  • Planning Commission Secretary: Seeks a secretary to attend evening meetings, 1 to 2 times per month, and take minutes. The PC reviews matters relating to zoning, subdivisions, land development and proposed ordinances, and advises the Board of Supervisors.  
  • Historical Commission (3-year term): Seeks new members to help preserve Tinicum's historic character.
  • Park and Recreation Board (5-year term): Seeks new members to help maintain, operate and supervise Township-owned parks. 

If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.orgClick here for the application form.


  • Township Budget Meeting: The preliminary work sessions to discuss the 2023 budget requirements were held as advertised on Sept. 14, 21, Oct. 5, 19, 24. The 2023 Budget will be discussed at an upcoming Board of Supervisors meeting.
  • Board of Supervisors Meetings will be live streamed on www.zoom.us. Click here to livestream the meeting.
  • Township Administrative Office: Call 610-294-9154 to schedule an appointment before visiting the office for in-person assistance with permitting, property info or other issues. Scheduling an appointment enables officials to prepare for your appointment and ensures that you make the best use of your time. Building Code and Zoning Officials are part time and have limited hours.
  • Permit Applications: Applications can be found online. Completed applications can be mailed or left in the gray drop box located outside the office door during regular office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5 and Wednesday 9 - Noon. Incomplete applications will be returned. NO rolled plans please – folded only.
  • Permit Payments: Personal or cashiers checks (for the correct amount) should be made out to “Tinicum Township.” Credit cards are not accepted. Please call 610-294-9154 prior to picking up permits.
  • Building Inspections: Take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154 during regular business hours.

The Eastern Monarch population has declined 80% in the last two decades. To learn more about how you can help these lovely pollinators click here!


For questions regarding tax bil
ls, please contact the Tax Collector, Mike Clement.

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Updated 11/14/2022